MEL ROBBINS

Why Motivation Is Garbage

By January 31, 2017Featured
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Mel Robbins is a powerhouse speaker with one of the top 20 TEDx talks in the world. This former criminal defense attorney turned on-air commentator and CNN contributor exposes the myth of motivation and explains how to make the micro-decisions that will launch you into success in this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu.

“Your life comes down to your decisions, and if you change your decisions, you will change everything.”  —Mel Robbins

 

SHOW NOTES

Mel explains why she thinks motivation is garbage. [2:31]

Mel talks about taking control of micro moments. [5:57]

Tom and Mel discuss the origin of her life’s work. [7:16]

Mel exposes the trap of the knowledge-action gap. [14:07]

Tom explains why he wore his NASA t-shirt. [16:07]

Mel describes the science behind the 5-second rule. [21:56]

Mel reveals how to outsmart your brain to further your goals. [23:42]

Mel debunks the myth that confidence is a personality trait. [29:00]

Tom and Mel talk about overcoming the habits of worrying, anxiety, and self-doubt. [31:44]

Mel spells out the body’s physiological response to agitation. [36:35]

Mel shares how she used an anchor thought to overcome her fear of flying. [41:56]

Mel talks about her course called The Million-dollar Morning. [45:25]

 

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

Mel’s popular TEDx talk “How to Stop Screwing Yourself Over” http://bit.ly/1dK6evy [1:13]

Mel’s inspirational news website Inspire 52 http://bit.ly/2k2ybXo [1:37]

Mel’s new book The 5 Second Rule http://amzn.to/2kNn4Rp [1:56]

The spotlight effect http://bit.ly/2kdu5OJ [5:22]

The sunk cost fallacy http://bit.ly/1hMFIoJ [9:15]

Metacognition, or thinking about what you’re thinking http://bit.ly/2kcWfZN [23:43]

The definition of habit loops http://stanford.io/2k2YdtH [24:25]

The storage center for feelings and emotions, Basal ganglia http://bit.ly/2kDPZYe [24:37]

The Million-Dollar Morning Guide http://bit.ly/2kQVBhC

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